EE colouring / plumage - chicks vs/ adults --- Post your PICS!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GeneGoddess, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. BLaBauve

    BLaBauve Songster

    Jun 14, 2009
    Georgia
    I will update this as soon as they are older! I have 3 chicks that are supposed to be pullets. One of them is blueish. Every time I get a blue EE, it ends up a rooster. I hope this might be a blue girl!!
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  2. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Crowing

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    I hope that my blue EE is a girl! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Good luck BLaBauve, I hope yours is a girl too!
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:If those are bought and not bred EEs, I can tell you now that the one on the right top and left bottom is most likely a boy. [​IMG]
     
  4. BLaBauve

    BLaBauve Songster

    Jun 14, 2009
    Georgia
    No!!! Why do you say that? They are from a hatchery, but sexed as pullets. Not that they're always right.
     
  5. ChickenMama18

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    I'm subscribing! I'm off to search for pictures....!!! Great thread!
     
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  6. ChickenMama18

    ChickenMama18 Songster

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    Here's our little EE named Apache who we were told was an ameraucana. We got her at this age so she has good feathering...but not complete yet. She's the dark one on the right.

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    Here she is full grown (eight months old)

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    Here's a couple pictures of our new EE chicks

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    Love this one...took them outside this week (it was in the 80's) and they started sunning themselves like the big birds! So cute!

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    Can't wait to see how they turn out...and unfortunately praying for no roos cuz I'd love to have one, but we're not allowed. Regardless...love them all! [​IMG]
     
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  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:To my experience, very light chipmunks always turn out to be boys. Course, you could have a girl, I just think it may be a boy. Let's hope I'm wrong.

    Can't wait until everyone else's chicks are adult!! [​IMG]
     
  8. ChickenMama18

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    One of our chicks is slightly lighter then the other one. Is she considered to be a light chick or is she just lighter then the other chick but sitll considered to be dark? LOL! Do you know what I mean?
     
  9. Woods_Woman

    Woods_Woman Songster

    Oct 21, 2009
    Oregon Rain Forest
    Here is my EE hen Baby she was born this last Christmas so she is still young.

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    Baby's sister Hawkeye hatched at the same time. I will get another pic of her tomorrow to show how her coloring has changed.
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    Hawkeye Now
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    Hawkeye does not have the face tuffs, babies are small and not real prominent. I wish they had these features, read somewhere you can get an idea of what color eggs they will lay by leg color, anyone have idea's by looking at these girls?
     
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  10. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    Here's what I've got that I can contribute:


    This little girl was purchased last February:
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    She grew into this:
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    This little girl (also purchased last Feb):
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    She grew into this:
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    I now have this (bantam EE) and am waiting to see how he/she develops:
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    I'm hoping it's a wheaton, pullet, that lays blue eggs - but I probably have a roo [​IMG] !
     

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